The '''Collège de Montréal''' is a private high school
for students attending Grade (education)|grades
7–11 located in downtown Montreal|downtown Montreal
. A former Roman Catholic minor seminary
, it was founded on June 1, 1767 as the ''Petit Séminaire'' of Montreal by the Society of Saint-Sulpice|Sulpician Fathers
. From 1773 to 1803, it was known as ''Collège Saint-Raphaël''.
In the mid-19th century a number of former students went on to become activists for First Nations
and Métis people (Canada)|Métis
rights. They included Mohawk nation|Mohawk
chief Joseph Onasakenrat
and Métis leader Louis Riel
Image:Collège de Montréal.JPG|thumb|left|Collège de Montréal
It was the first high school
in Montreal and is still considered one of the best in the province. It is particularly well regarded for its "accelerated immersion" program, in which...